Club news

French evening August 10th 2018 for Meru project

Members enjoyed delicious food and French wines at a French Evening at the home of member Sonia. £219 was raised for the Meru Project in Kenya. This enables women to develop gardens by providing education and equipment. The economic empowerment … Continued

Edwardian Festival June 9th 2018

Members ran very successful refreshment stalls at the Edwardian Festival. There were bumper crowds who we served gallons of drinlks ands tasty sandwichews and cakes. Mary Ann Harris  our Immediate Past President was presented with flowers in recognition of her … Continued

Singing for Memory volunteers attend reception at Holehird May 11th 2018

Seven club members representing Singing for Memory attended a reception at Holehird hosted by the Lord Lieutenant of Cumbria Mrs Claire Hensman. Six voluntary groups nominated for the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service were at the reception including Grange Soroptimists … Continued

Visit to Barrow Women’s Centre 2nd May 2018

Seven members  visited Barrow women’s Centre  and were taken around the new premises by Rachael Hoggarth the Centre Manager and were able to see firsrt hand the excellent work going on to support  teenage girls  and women in multiple wauys. … Continued

AGM Tuesday 24th April 2018

Memnbers enjoyed a celebratory meal at the Club AGM.. After the AGM Lesley Smyth gave the club a short talk on her recent visit to Meru in Kenya.

Swimathon for ShelterBox March 10th 2018

Members and friends swam in the 2018 Swimathon in Kendal, swimming 127 lengths in 55 minutes and raising £153 so far  for ShelterBox, which provides relief for victims of disasters. Club members have swum in the Swimathon for over 25 … Continued

Club visit to Sister Act 27th Feb 2018

Club members enjoyed a club trip  to  the musical Sister Act in the Victoria Hall , followed by a meal at Thyme Out.          

Burns Night January 2018

Club members and friends  enjoyed haggis, neaps and tatties at a  Burns night supper on Friday 26th January. Ewan Cameron piped in the haggis and did  a full address to the haggis. The traditional speeches were followed by singing of … Continued

Christmas Tree Festival Dec 2017 – Jan 2018

The club participated in the annual Christmas Tree Festival at St Paul’s Church in Grange. This year’s theme was the Twelve Days of Christmas. President Mary Ann decorated the tree with cards depicting rthe Twelve Days of Christmas but also … Continued